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Howe

1. Elias. 1819--67, US inventor of the sewing machine (1846)
2. Gordon, known as Gordie. born 1928, US ice-hockey player, who scored a record 1071 goals in a professional career lasting 32 years.
3. Howe of Aberavon, Baron, title of (Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe. born 1926, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1979--83); foreign secretary (1983--89); deputy prime minister (1989--90)
4. Richard, 4th Viscount Howe. 1726--99, British admiral: served (1776--78) in the War of American Independence and commanded the Channel fleet against France, winning the Battle of the Glorious First of June (1794)
5. his brother, William, 5th Viscount Howe. 1729--1814, British general; commander in chief (1776--78) of British forces in the War of American Independence
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"A tedious foolery, rather," said Sir William Howe, with an air of indifference.
Sir William Howe and his guests stood at the doors of the contiguous apartments, watching the progress of this singular pageant, with various emotions of anger, contempt, or half-acknowledged fear, but still with an anxious curiosity.
"Of that be assured, young lady," answered Sir William Howe, fixing his eyes, with a very marked expression, upon the immovable visage of her grandfather.
Many eyes, by an irresistible impulse, were turned upon Sir William Howe, as if it were he whom the dreary music summoned to the funeral or departed power.
Apart from these trifling particulars, there were characteristics of gait and bearing which impelled the wondering guests to glance from the shrouded figure to Sir William Howe, as if to satisfy themselves that their host had not suddenly vanished from the midst of them.
"Take care of your gray head!" cried Sir William Howe, fiercely, though with a quivering lip.
"You must make haste to chop it off, then," calmly replied the Colonel; "for a few hours longer, and not all the power of Sir William Howe, nor of his master, shall cause one of these gray hairs to fall.
Synnott argues that the modern Western world does indeed, like the societies examined by Howes, have its own complex olfactory codings and symbolisms: different smells carry messages respecting power, status, hierarchy and gender.
Interviewed the following day, Howes said he could recall little about it due to drink.
This sat not well with one Kathleen Howes. She wrote the board and asked to make a presentation at the regular board meeting on October 14.
Middlesbrough man Brian Howes is facing potentially hundreds of charges in connection with the alleged sale of drug-making chemicals if American officials are successful in their bid to have him extradited, judges heard.
Howe owned and operated Howes Greenhouse in New Braintree which she founded with her husband Frederick and continues to be run by her family today.